Geir O'Rourke

Geir O'Rourke

Published Articles

RACGP urges members: Start campaigning to your patients

The college wants GPs to discuss the need for more funding for general practice during consults.
20 March 2019

Headspace admits it has a GP problem

The youth mental health provider has acknowledged it is struggling to recruit and retain doctors.
18 March 2019

1 in 4 primary care nurses 'under-utilised': survey

Nurses say their requests for more complex work are being turned down by employers.
14 March 2019

CAM or scam? TGA reveals the claims that didn't make the cut

The regulator refused to endorse more than 3000 clinical indications, including many that claimed to treat serious conditions.
08 March 2019

GP forced to drop 'Uber' from consult app

Aussie GP entrepreneur changes app name after ride-sharing firm lodges complaint with Google.
06 March 2019

Another job for GPs? Plans unveiled for fee comparison site

It will ultimately provide information on all specialties except general practice.
04 March 2019

GPs can now claim higher call-out fees for aged care

The rebate boost also comes with new items for each patient equivalent in value to the MBS items for standard consultations.
01 March 2019

6 concerns the AMA has with the MBS review's GP report

ANALYSIS: The AMA has released its official response to the proposed revamp of Medicare's general practice items.
28 February 2019

GP training chief sacked after financial probe

The investigation focused on links between the RTO and another organisation run by its CEO.
27 February 2019

Australia's food rating system needs 'urgent revamp'

The current system is confusing and doesn't discriminate between products with different sodium levels: review.
26 February 2019